Fact: Ice-cream-in-the-air Instagrams just look better with a fresh mani. Keep these eight trending colors in rotation for all your seasonal dessert runs and photo ops.

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Soft Lilac

A fresh take on the color of the year.

Product Pick: OPI Nail Lacquer in Do You Lilac It? ($12)


Rose Gold

Your skin is already sun-kissed. Why not extend the glow to your nails?

Product Pick: Orly Nail Lacquer in Rage ($6)


Orangey Red

Have you ever seen a more perfect summer polish? We’ll wait…

Product Pick: Dior Vernis Gel Shine & Long Wear Nail Lacquer in Wizz ($28)


Bright White

You know how your tan looks deeper when you wear white? Same goes for white nail polish.

Product Pick: Essie Nail Polish in Blanc ($9)


Sunny Yellow

This hue is a favorite among the style set this summer, and it’s surprisingly skin-brightening.

Product Pick: OPI Nail Lacquer in Sun, Sea, and Sand in My Pants ($8)



Ocean, pool, cloudless sky…the best things in life are blue. Now add your nails to the list.

Product Pick: Yves Saint Laurent Nail Polish in Bleu Majorelle ($28)


Electric Tangerine

Whoever invented neon created it with summer in mind.

Product Pick: Christian Louboutin Loubiflash Nail Color in Crosta Meteor ($30)



Effortlessly chic, but even better when paired with a bright dress.

Product Pick: Deborah Lippmann Luxurious Nail Color in Misty Morning ($18)

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